Tracks You Might’ve Missed: Dirty Gold – California Sunrise

Label: Autumn Tone Records
Genre: Afro-beat / Experimental / Samba
Members:  Lincoln, John, & Grant
Based:  San Diego, California
Sounds Like:  Beach House, Vampire Weekend, Best Coast
Links: http://www.myspace.com/dirtygoldmusic

It’s stalemate in my house at the minute. No one wants to admit defeat to the seasons and cough up the money to turn the heating on. We’re putting up one final stand against the cold, armed with this warming track from San Diego's Dirty Gold. In a saturated Afro-Beat genre (I’m

sure we’ve all heard enough Vampire Weekend), this band still makes an impact. This is especially true on California Sunrise, which bursts with fun, tropical riffs and deliciously honeyed vocals. If you enjoy this one, check out the rest of their lastest EP, ROAR, released last April.

Also check out this summery unplugged session recording for California Sunrise

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